Gather your friends and family, prepare your picnics and join us for our annual Friends summer garden party.

Enjoy musical delights from a jazz band and brass band, and our younger Friends can be entertained by a children's entertainer and face painter.

Event details

Flora's Temple tea shop and the Orangery shop will be open until 9pm and 8pm respectively. All Friends are invited and are able to purchase additional tickets for up to six guests.

  • Gates open at 6.45pm
  • Music starts at 7pm
  • Firework finale at 10pm

How to book

  • Gold Friends may apply for a free ticket for each member.
  • Silver Friends may buy tickets at £10 per adult, £5 per child.

Please email with your name and membership number if you need an order form. Tickets will posted out in batches closer to the event.

Picnic bags

Picnics are available to buy in advance below. Please note that you will still need to order garden party tickets separately as outlined above. Picnics ordered will be available for pick-up on the night with proof of purchase.

Book your picnic

Standard picnic: £17.50 per person

  • Homemade dainty afternoon tea sandwiches
  • Antipasti selection to include: mixed olives, marinated artichokes, semi-dried tomatoes, hummus and crudités, Parma ham and chorizo sausage and mixed baby leaf salad (vegetarian option to include Manchego cheese and quince jelly)
  • Goat's cheese and caramelized red onion tartlet
  • Baked lemon cheesecake with fresh strawberries

White wine picnic: £22.50 per person

  • Standard picnic with a mini bottle of white wine

Champagne picnic: £27.50 per person

  • Standard picnic with a mini bottle of champagne

The event will go ahead even in wet weather. Please bring your own rugs, chairs and a picnic as seating is not provided. Barbeques and gazebos are not permitted.

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